Gray Silky-flycatcher Ptiliogonys cinereus

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Ptiliogonatidae
  • Polytypic: 4 subspecies
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Sounds and Vocal Behavior


It emits varied chattering and nasal, bickering calls, also gives call in flight. A fairly dry chi-chi-rup chi-chip, a clipped, slightly nasal k-lik or ch-pik and k-li-lik, a clear, fairly sharp churiit or chu-liip, and ch-tuk, etc. Song a pleasant, fairly soft, warbled series of clucks with quiet, plaintive whistles thrown in.

Recommended Citation

Gray Silky-flycatcher (Ptiliogonys cinereus), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: